Senior Full Stack Web Engineer

Foursquare - New York, NY

About Foursquare:

Foursquare is the leading independent location technology platform, powering business solutions and consumer products through a deep understanding of location. Foursquare’s business solutions include Pilgrim SDK, Places API, Analytics, Placed powered by Foursquare, and Pinpoint. Together, these products empower brands to analyze trends; measure foot traffic lift; optimize advertising campaigns; and drive deeper engagement via Foursquare’s industry-leading developer tools, which have been selected by 150,000 developers including AccuWeather, Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, Snapchat, Tinder, TripAdvisor, Twitter and Uber. Our toolkit also includes our consumer apps Foursquare City Guide and Swarm. Over the past 10 years, we’ve counted more 13 billion verified signals from people around the world, helping us to keep our dynamic map and models fresh and up-to-date.

About our Engineering Team:

Web Engineering at Foursquare is comprised of a global team responsible for all of our internal and externally facing web properties.  Our engineers play a key role in product development, from concept to launch while also building out our bleeding edge core infrastructure.  Engineers regularly work with all areas within Foursquare as we continue to scale up our SaaS web products. We push updates to our websites almost every day so it won't take long to get your work out in front of our millions of users.

You should be comfortable leading initiatives, mentoring peers while maintaining a passion to learn new skills on a bleeding edge platform. We use a variety of tools, technologies, and languages to build software including ES6 JavaScript, React, Redux, Webpack, MongoDB and Scala.

Qualifications:

    • Proven experience in building software for fast growing web or mobile products
    • 5+ years of extensive JavaScript development, building highly interactive web apps using frameworks such as React/Redux (preferred), Angular, or Vue.js
    • Solid foundation in computer science fundamentals with sound knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and system design
    • Experience with Java or other object-oriented programming language or, even better, experience and/or interest in functional languages like Scala
    • Comfortable in a small and fast-paced startup environment

Foursquare is proud to foster an inclusive environment that is free from discrimination. We strongly believe in order to build the best products, we need a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds. This leads to a more delightful experience for our users and team members. We value listening to every voice and we encourage everyone to come be a part of building a company and products we love.

Foursquare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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